Blog Posts

Remembering Pepper

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On Monday, I had to say Goodbye to an old friend. She was an amazing dog that will live in my heart forever. This post is a tribute to her and the memories.

40 years of Macintosh

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The Apple Macintosh just turned 40. In this post, I detail the events that led to the Macintosh, and how it evolved over the years.

Extending the life of an Intel-based Mac using Windows 11

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With Apple deprecating Intel Mac support in the near future, this may be the right time to move to Windows 11 on your Intel-based Mac to guarantee it's long-term viability.

2023 in Review

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Each December, I reflect on the year's events in a summary blog post.

Setting up a Raspberry Pi Home Server

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You can use a SSD-based Raspberry Pi hardware kit to build a home server that can perform backups, host email, filter ads, and much more.

Essential keyboard shortcuts (Windows/macOS/Linux/UNIX)

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Regardless of which desktop operating system you use, there are many keyboard shortcuts that can save you time and boost productivity. In this blog post, I'll summarize some key ones (pun intended).

Linux Distro Hopping is a Bad Idea

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There are hundreds of different Linux distros available. But you shouldn't try them all... or even many of them.

Bob Gunderson Tribute

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Last week, we lost a cherished instructor, colleague, co-worker, and friend. This blog post is a tribute to Bob for everyone who knew him.

An Extra Special Family Vacation

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You may have noticed that I haven't been active online or at work for most of September, which is certainly out of character for me. But no, I'm not dead. I've been on vacation spending quality time with my daughter, her partner, and my new grandson from Australia.

Running a Mainstream Linux Distro Natively on Apple Silicon: Fedora Asahi Remix First Impressions

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It's been a year and a half since the Asahi Linux project allowed us to run Arch Linux natively on our Apple Silicon computers. Now, the Asahi Linux project is switching their flagship Linux distro from Arch to Fedora to provide a polished mainstream Linux experience on modern Macs.